A notorious akyat-bahay (burglar), also allegedly involved in the illegal drug trade, was killed in a buy-bust in Pasig City (Metro Manila) early on Monday. Senior Supt. Orlando Yebra Jr., Pasig police chief, said Rommer Silva of Barangay Rosario died after he engaged the police raiding team in a shootout along Rodriguez Compound, Jenny’s Avenue at about 2:30 a.m. Sensing that he was dealing with a policeman, the suspect drew his gun and opened fire at operatives who retaliated. Silva was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was declared dead. Recovered from the suspect were one caliber 45 pistol, two sachets of suspected shabu and P200 marked money.