NOIDA: In an extraordinary display of dedication to maintaining law and order, former Noida District Magistrate B.N. Singh made a significant impact on curbing organized crime in Gautam Buddh Nagar. His exemplary work, marked by strategic initiatives and out-of-the-box thinking, has set a benchmark for effective governance.
Exemplary Crackdown on Organized Crime: During his tenure, B.N. Singh initiated a special campaign against organized crime, showcasing a fearless and proactive approach to maintaining security in the region. In 2019, a stringent crackdown led by Singh resulted in the booking of 54 individuals, including a police constable. The joint efforts of B.N. Singh and Senior Superintendent of Police Vaibhav Krishna showcased a strong stance against organized crime, exemplifying effective collaboration between administrative and law enforcement authorities.
Swift Action and Collaborative Efforts: The operation, which saw the booking of individuals involved in various criminal activities, demonstrated Singh’s commitment to upholding the law. A total of 11 cases were registered against more than 900 individuals, reflecting the magnitude of the crackdown. Singh’s joint efforts with the Senior Superintendent of Police highlighted the effectiveness of collaborative measures in ensuring the safety of the residents of Gautam Buddh Nagar.
Fearless Initiatives and Innovative Measures: B.N. Singh’s tenure was characterized by fearless and innovative actions, creating an atmosphere of fear for the mafia in the area. Notably, Singh implemented strategic measures at zero budget constraints, achieving remarkable results. His unique strategy involved a systematic and comprehensive approach:
- Bank Inquiry: Singh proactively engaged with all bank managers, urging them to provide detailed information on bank accounts, lockers, and fixed deposits of both the accused and their family members.
- Property Investigation: Directing the registrar of properties, Singh compiled details of all properties registered in the names of the culprits and their relatives, creating a comprehensive database of real estate assets.
- Vehicle Inspection: Directives were issued to the regional transport officer, seeking a report on cars and automobiles owned by the criminals and their family members.
National Security Act Invoked: B.N. Singh’s unwavering commitment to maintaining law and order is further exemplified by his use of the stringent National Security Act (NSA) against a builder in Shahberi for illegal construction. Throughout his tenure, Singh invoked the NSA against several criminals, demonstrating a tough stance against unlawful activities.
Positive Impact on Governance: The consolidation of data into a powerful tool enabled the government to take decisive action against criminals, leveraging the full force of the law. B.N. Singh’s proactive approach in gathering information on financial assets, properties, and vehicles proved highly effective in dismantling the mafia network and recovering ill-gotten gains. His strategic use of available resources has left a lasting impact on the region, underscoring the importance of proactive measures in maintaining the security and well-being of the community. B.N. Singh’s legacy in Noida stands as a testament to the positive impact of determined and innovative governance.