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Friday, 8 November, 2002, 11:52 GMT
In pictures: Peter Shaw's return to freedom
British banker Peter Shaw has returned home to be reunited with his family after a four-month kidnap ordeal in Georgia.

Here is a selection of images from the 57-year-old father-of three's emotional homecoming.


Peter Shaw flanked by an unknown official (l) and member of the Georgian special forces (r)
A weary-looking Peter Shaw arrives in the Georgian capital Tbilisi on Wednesday after his dramatic escape

Peter Shaw with Zaza Shengeliya, head of Georgian TV network
The 57-year-old banker is shielded from the waiting media as he heads for an interview on Georgian TV

Peter Shaw speaking on Georgian TV
Peter Shaw described his ordeal, in which he was tied by the neck and kept in a hole without daylight

Peter Shaw at British Embassy in Tbilisi
What a difference a day makes - the now clean-shaven father-of-three speaks to the press on Thursday

Peter Shaw with wife and son at Heathrow Airport
A happy homecoming - Peter Shaw steps back on to British soil with his wife Diana and young son Danny

Peter Shaw at press conference with his daughter Lisa Evans in background
The father-of-three was obviously thrilled to be reunited with his family - as were they at having him back

Peter Shaw holds his grandson Ioan for the first time
Including the latest addition - grandson Ioan Evans, born while Peter was in captivity
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