A man who is behind bars in Britain for murder is set to become the youngest grandfather in the country, at the ripe young age of 27.

The convict (who was not identified for legal reasons) was sent to jail at the age of fourteen, shortly after his daughter's birth. Now his daughter (again not identified due to being a minor) took to Facebook to announce to her family and friends that she was five months pregnant.

Upon discovering the news, the father begged his daughter to get an abortion and not go through the pregnancy.

However upon posting the news friends congratulating her for 'defying her father and now attends a unit specifically for pregnant teenagers and young mothers.

The mom-to-be is currently living with her 28-year-old mother.

Britain has one of the largest teen pregnancy rates in Western Europe while at the same time is the world's biggest users of contraceptives.

[Telegraph] [Dailymail]