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The fact-finding team also found that the crime scene was not sealed, which may have led to the destruction of evidence.
A bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta also vacated a Patna High Court order restraining the media from reporting the case.
It was after Kerala Police served notice to Bishop Franco to appear before the investigation team on September 19 that Franco wrote a letter to the Pope expressing his desire to step down temporarily.
The principal of the school in Patna's Phulwari Sharif town, and a clerk were arrested on the charges of repeatedly raping the minor girl.
George said he received the letter only on September 17 and would not be in a position to come to Delhi at such a short notice.
Muzaffarpur shelter home case: No blanket ban on reporting but don't sensationalise, Supreme Court tells media
The apex court asked both the print and the electronic media not to sensationalise incidents of sexual abuse and sexual violence.
The survivor revealed that she was sexually exploited by the principal and the clerk following which her parents filed a complaint in the matter.
The woman had filed a complaint against the officer in July and alleged that she came in contact with him after the death of her husband.
One of the rescued girls who was undergoing treatment at the government hospital slipped into a coma and succumbed to injuries Wednesday night.
Accompanied by his counsel and a few priests, Mulakkal arrived at the Crime Branch office around 11 a.m.on Thursday, even as demands for his arrest grew.
Basavaraj Bosale who is accused of raping the eight-year-old girl, was injured as the youths thrashed him.
Nearly three months after the nun made the rape allegation, Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal was interrogated at the Tripunithura Crime Branch SP Office for more than seven hours on Wednesday.
Though the bishop had left for Kerala from Jalandhar on Monday, the police did not divulge his whereabouts even as they waited at the CB office.
Earlier Stephen Mathew and Aloshy Joseph were hospitalised due to deteriorating health.
The commission had summoned George following his adverse remarks against the nun allegedly sexually abused by Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal.