Mumbai, July 13: Security has been strengthened in Chennai in the wake of the serial blasts that rocked Mumbai on Wednesday, a top police official said.
Additional Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) P Tamaraikannan said vigil has been stepped up at places where people throng.
Security has been scaled up at places including malls, bus stands and railway stations, among others, and patrolling intensified, he said.
Searches have been undertaken at lodges and police have asked people to inform them if they come across suspicious objects at public places.
Local police stations have also been alerted, police added.