Kelowna piano teacher acquitted of sexually assaulting a young student during private lessons

A provincial court judge has found a 55-year-old Kelowna piano teacher not guilty of charges of sexual assault and sexual interference involving a young student after hearing testimony from both individuals. 

In presenting the ruling in court last month, Judge Andrew Tam said the Crown’s evidence against Neil Nein-Nein Wong did not prove the allegations beyond a reasonable doubt — the threshold necessary for a conviction.

The judgment in mid-June followed several days of testimony involving Wong and his accuser.

CBC News is not publishing the age or gender of the student to protect their identity.

The child answered questions virtually from a room at the Kelowna Child Advocacy Centre, telling the court Wong touched them

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