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The detention in question cannot be said to be unjustified because the transportation of the goods was not supported by a valid e-way bill.

Section 129 of the CGST Act, 2017—Goods in Transit -- The petitioner aggrieved by detention order and notice in Form GST MOV-7. The reason for detention was that the route described in the e-way bill did not match with the route by which the goods were actually being transported. The respondent considered that the transportation of the goods was not supported by a valid e-way bill. The court observed that the said detention cannot be said to be unjustified. Held that:- The Hon’ble High Court directed that if the petitioner furnishes a bank guarantee for the amount demanded, the respondent shall permit him to clear the goods and the vehicle, and thereafter pass the final order under Section 129 of the Act.