MOSCOW, August 18 - RAPSI. A Moscow's district court placed a British citizen charged with organizing an illegal casino chain under house arrest on Thursday, the Interior Ministry told RIA Novosti.

According to a medical examination, Daren Keane could be kept in a pretrial detention center. However, the court decided to place the suspect under house arrest taking into account his cooperation with the investigation and medical recommendations.

Keane stands indicted for organizing an illegal business. If convicted he may face up to five years in prison.