Coercion means compelling a person to enter into a contract under a pressure or a threat. A contract is said to be caused by coercion when it is obtained by:
a- Committing any act which is forbidden by the Pakistani Penal Code.
b- Threatening to commit any act which is forbidden by the Pakistani Penal Code.
c- Unlawful detaining of any property.
d- Threatening to detain any property.
X beats Y and compels him to sell his car for Rs. 50,000. Here Y’s consent has been obtained by coercion because beating someone is an offence under the Pakistani Penal Code.