"Let us wait. A decision will be definitely taken today or tomorrow after the interrogation", Behera told reporters in Thiruvananthapuram.
The Bishop, who claimed his innocence in the case had also filed an anticipatory bail on September 18 and the Kerala High Court has agreed to hear his plea on September 25.
The Allahabad High Court had severely reprimanded the Uttar Pradesh government and Uttar Pradesh Police for delaying the arrest of Unnao BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is an accused in the Unnao rape. On Wednesday, activists of All India Youth Federation, the youth wing of CPI, waved black flags as the bishop came out of the police station after questioning.
She said she was forced to approach police because church authorities did not take action after she reported the attacks. The procedure that the law mandates, in a case involving non-bailable offences, is to arrest the accused and interrogate, once the accused is in custody.
Kochi: The Kerala police arrested Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of rape by a Kerala nun multiple times from 2014-2016 on Friday, following the third day of interrogation by the police officials, sources said. Citing convention, legal experts had said the priest was unlikely to be arrested before September 25.
On Thursday, the Vatican relieved Mulakkal "temporarily" of all pastoral responsibilities as the bishop of the Jalandhar diocese, the Press Trust reported. Some people also burnt an effigy of Mulakkal.
Franco Mulakkal was formally arrested after police questioned him for three days in the southern Indian city of Kochi.
Meanwhile, the protest by various Catholic reform organisations and a group of nuns seeking Mulakkal's arrest entered its 13th day Thursday. The nuns and their families are facing mental trauma and continuous pressure from the church, but they are keen to fight for their fellow sister.
He arrived at the Crime Branch (CID) office in Thrippunithura and was quizzed by a five-member team headed by Vaikom Deputy Superintendent of Police, K Subhash, over the nun's allegations.