Guwahati, Dec 11: Security forces continued their combing operations to rescue three workers kidnapped who had been abducted by suspected NLFT militants on December 7 last from India-Bangladesh border.
Police and BSF officials suspect the abducted persons might have been taken by terrorists to the neighbouring country as the crime spot was just on the border.
Tripura Police Additional Director General (Law and Order) Rajiv Singh said the state police were making all efforts to rescue the three workers who were engaged in fencing along the international border, apart from a small trader abducted earlier.
Tripura Police have requested Assam and Mizoram authorities to search their areas to find out presence any terrorist hideout or any captive.
Meanwhile, the Border Security Force official said that they have approached Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) to search in their areas to locate the kidnapped workers.
Supervisor Subhash Bhowmik, JCB driver Subal Debnath and worker Ganapati Tripura were kidnapped at gunpoint by suspected National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) militants from Ganganagar in eastern Tripura's Dhalai district on December 7.
A huge contingent of security forces led by senior officials continued their combing operations to nab the tribal guerrillas and rescue the three persons.
Four people were arrested in connection with the two abduction cases.
The National Building Construction Corporation (NBCC) was given the task to put up barbed- wire fence along the international borders to check crimes and infiltration bids.