The Rawalpindi police have arrested 12 criminals and seized weapon from their possession here during crackdown against the criminals the other day. In wake of increasing street crimes and robberies in the city, Rawalpindi police started crackdown against criminals and seized 12 criminals indulged in different criminal activities, from different areas of Rawalpindi. The police seized 5 pistols, 11 rounds, 5 bottles wine, Chars 630 gram, 1 rifle of 12 bore and knives from their possession. The residents of the area are very happy with the arrest of the criminals and expressed hope that the crackdown would remain continued.