KARIMNAGAR: A bridegroom was brutally attacked by assailants with knives in Shanigaram village of Kamalapur mandal on Wednesday.

According to police sources Ramesh Babu (22) of Madikonda village in Warangal district was all set to marry Rajitha of Shanigaram village. The marriage party was put up at a temple and when they were proceeding to the pandal, two persons -- Rajender and Kannaiah -- attacked the groom with knives.

The attackers were stated to be relatives of Ramesh Babu’s sister-in-law. They allegedly attacked him as his brother had deserted her.