Locals found his body wrapped in a sari in the canal, he said.
The police found a suspected suicide note, where Akhim is believed to blame the family of his lover for the extreme step.
The girl, who belongs to the same mandal, was set to be engaged on Saturday, police said.
The body was sent to Avanigadda Government Hospital for post-mortem. A case was registered and investigation is on, police said.
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