(2018) SCC online KAR 1027 – (T.N. Raviprakash Vs. State of Karnataka) :
ILR 2018 Kar 4192 - (Fiaz Ahmad Shaikh Vs. State of Karnataka) - Sub-section 1 of Section 8 of the Act will have no application in respect of any complaint involving an allegation. Therefore even if, the complainant has or had, any alternative remedy, if the complaint involves allegation, the complaint is maintainable.
Dr. K. Chowdappa V/s. State of Karnataka (ILR 1990 KAR 798 )and in the case of The Hon'ble Lokayukta and another V/s. Sri. Prakash T.V. and others (W.P No. 29212/2017 (S-KAT) C/W W.P. No. 29213/2017 and 38938/2018 (S-KAT) dated 29-06-2021, If the report under Section 12(3) of Karnataka Lokayukta Act was arising out of the proceedings under Section 7(2-A) of the Karnataka Lokayukta Act Government Requirements of Section 8 and 9 of the Act including calling for comments is not applicable. WP No. 35267/2018 (S-KAT) dated 30-06-2021, in the case of Karnataka Lokayukta V/s. State of Karnataka and others, the contrary view expressed in the case of N. Gundappa V/s. State of Karnataka (ILR 1990 Kar 223) is declared as not a good law.