DASMARIÑAS CITY, Cavite: An alleged member of the notorious Bayamba illegal drugs and gun-for-hire group was killed on Tuesday morning when he engaged police operatives to a gunfight in Barangay H2 here. Supt Gil Tisado Torralba, city chief of police, said slain suspect Akbarie Natangcop was subject of a buy-bust by the City Drug Enforcement Unit when, sensing that he was dealing with a poseur-buyer, fired shots at the policemen and tried to escape on board a Toyota Vios car (UBO 259). A running gun battle ensued killing Natangcop. His companion, identified only as “Maymay,” escaped. Recovered from the slain suspect was a caliber 45 pistol and sachets of shabu in his pocket.