Ofek Buchris asks to retire from IDF, continue trial as civilian

Brig.- Gen. Ofek Buchris asked IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen Gadi Eisenkot Gadi Eizenkot to retire from the army and conduct a civilian trial, the IDF reported Sunday.
Buchris was indicted earlier in July on three counts of rape and 13 counts of other sex crimes between July 2012 and January 2013.
Yonah Jeremy Bob contributed to this report.
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