A young man drowned on Tuesday in a swimming pool in a five-star hotel here in Madhya Pradesh, police said.

Animesh Jain, 20, who was here to attend a wedding ceremony, drowned after diving in the deeper side of the pool. He was swimming along with four friends when the incident happened.

Jain, who was epileptic, could not be resuscitated by rescuers although they managed to pull him out of the waters while he was still alive, police officer Israr Mansuri told IANS.

Mansuri said the deceased belonged to Chhatarpur district and was the son of a businessman