BBC News 24's HARDtalk tonight (Friday 6 December), Sarah Montague
interviews Peter Shaw, British hostage in Georgia.
businessman, Peter Shaw, had been working as a banker in Tiblisi
for six years.
home from work on what was meant to be his last day in Georgia before
flying home to a new life back in Britain, he was stopped by what
appeared to be the police.
thought it was just a routine check. But it wasn't.
ensued involved him being held hostage for four months, and spending
two months of it in a hole in the ground, chained by his neck to
a wall and unable to stand.
escaped as he was being led out and, he thinks, about to be shot.
He talks to Sarah Montague.
is broadcast on BBC News 24, Monday to Friday at 10.30pm, and is
repeated Tuesday to Saturday at 2.30am.