The death of MLC Swamy Goud’s tenant at Rajendranagar on Tuesday triggered protests with his family members staging a demonstration in front of Rajendranagar police station alleging that the victim had died due to harassment of the police. The Rajendranagar police detained Shiva Kumar on the charge of committing theft in the old house owned by the MLC. After being questioned, the police let off Kumar. His condition deteriorated and was hospitalised. He died while undergoing treatment at Osmania hospital. The theft took place on Sept. 30.