Sleuths of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) conducted surprise checks on the offices of the Transport Department here and seized Rs. 1.74 lakh unauthorised cash from the agents and staff on Wednesday. About 15 agents were questioned by the ACB in this connection.

ACB Deputy Superintendent of Police J. Bhasker Rao, CIs K. Chandramouli, K. Venkateswarlu and their staff conducted the checks.

Of the total amount, Rs. 1.59 lakh was taken from the possession of the agents, who were unauthorisedly moving in the office premises.

Some amount was seized from the racks and the staff.