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Suspected gang member slain in Cavite shootout

/ 01:30 PM June 16, 2017

SAN PEDRO CITY – An alleged member of an illegal drug and criminal group was killed in a shootout with policemen in Dasmariñas City Cavite on Friday.

Police identified the slain suspect as Maem Sarif Natangcop, alias Maymay, a member of the Bayamba Group that was allegedly involved in illegal drug trade and contract killing in the area.

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According to the Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon (Calabarzon) police, Natangcop was the target of a police buy bust operation in Barangay Salitran 4 at around 2am, but the suspect allegedly
engaged the policemen in a gunfight during the sale, prompting the shootout.

The police said they recovered six sachets of suspected shabu (crystal meth), guns of caliber .45 and .9 mm, and a motorcycle with plate number BC 39174.

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TAGS: “shabu”, Barangay Salitran, Bayamba Group, Calabarzon police, Illegal drugs, Maem Sarif Natangcop
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