Bridegroom ends life hours before tying the knot

: Hours before beginning a new life through wedlock, a 24-year-old man allegedly committedsuicide at Kompally in Medchal district in the wee hours of Sunday, police said.

The reason for the extreme step is not known, they said.

N Sai Sandeep, a private company employee, hanged himself from a ceiling fan witha towelin a room at the marriage hall, a police inspector said.

Some relatives called Sandeep over his phone but there was no response, so they broke into the room and found him hanging, the police said.

Hismarriage was scheduled at around 11.30 am and guests, who reached the venue, were shocked to hear the news of the death, they said.

Investigations were on to find out the reason behind the extreme step. A case has been registered.