Bhubaneswar: Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik expressed his sadness over the incident of house burning of BSF jawan Mohammad Anees in Delhi riots.

Patnaik talked to Anees who is posted in Odisha and consoled him. He has sanctioned Rs 10 lakh relief from the Chief Minister Relief Fund.

The house of Anees in Delhi has been burnt to ashes by rioters.

A constable in 9th Batallion BSF, Anees is posted in Maoist infested Malkangir district of Odisha. The 9th Battalion BSF is engaged in overall security of Swabhiman Anchal of the district.