Madras HC quashes criminal complaint after BSNL employees LOL at colleague

Meera Emmanuel June 11 2018

A cartoon face with joy, but tears in the eyes”, more commonly known as the LOL emoji, recently garnered the attention of the Madras High Court, when it was called upon to decide a criminal complaint filed against 46 employees of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL).

The complaint was filed against the employees for spamming a WhatsApp group with the emoji denoting a face with tears of joy.

A petition to quash this complaint was heard by Justice SS Sundar . . .

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