A powerloom weaver, Thumma Venkatesham, 21, reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling of his house in Baddam Yellareddynagar in Sircilla textile town on Thursday.

Reports reaching here said that Venkatesham, belonging to the weaver community, was working in the powerloom industry as a technical worker.

He had three sisters all of who were married and had incurred debt to the tune of Rs. 2 lakh.

His father, Nagaiah, around 65 years, worked with powerlooms and his mother rolled beedis to eke out a livelihood.

When his family members went to attend a marriage function, the deceased committed suicide reportedly because he was unable to clear debts.

He was unmarried.