Ronald Mutaka, a Parish Chief of Kigalama Parish Namutumba Sub-county in Namutumba district, has hanged himself after finding his wife pregnant.
Family members told Daily Monitor that Mutaka was told by doctors that he would never father a child following a family planning procedure.
Rogers Mutaka told Monitor his brother visited specialists who told him he would never have children because during his youthful days.
He chose a family planning method that necessitated cutting his male tubes.
Rogers said he agreed with the deceased Tuesday night to see a witchdoctor who would help.
Unfortunately, on Wednesday morning, the chief was found hanging on a mango tree behind his house.
The family suspects he took his life after finding out that his wife was pregnant.
The deceased had endured life without a child for the past 15 years of marriage. The body was taken the body to Iganga hospital.
His wife had threatened divorce if he failed to impregnate her this year.