Fearing an attack from disgruntled fans following India's World Cup loss to Sri Lanka, police has beefed up security at off-spinner Harbhajan Singh's residence in Kishanpura locality of the city.
Police sources said that security has been tightened to deal with any untoward situation which may arise following the loss.
India's chances of survival in the mega event now rest on the result of Sunday's match between Bangladesh and Bermuda. India can enter the super eight only if Bermuda manage to upstage Bangladesh.
Friday's loss has already sparked angry reactions in Jalandhar with cricket lovers criticising local lad Harbhajan for his below par show in the match.
Police sources said that they feared an attack on the off spinner's house in the wake of the heartbreaking loss.