Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Rwanda. 2008 ‘Jurisdictions / Criminalisation.’ National Report of Rwanda on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA); Section 5, p. 3. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Rwanda to the United Nations. 27 March
5. Jurisdictions / Criminalization
Under the national legislation, whoever imports, transports, possesses and trades in firearms and ammunitions in violation of the provisions of the law can be subjected to penalties that include imprisonment of Five years, fines or confiscation of their arms or ammunitions (art. 73 of the Decree Law nº 12/79 of May 1979).
It is under the above article which stipulates that it is a crime to erase or altering the features of a gun.