"He said he was taking me hostage, for ransom," Smart, now 23, testified, according to The Associated Press. "I was shocked. I thought I was having a nightmare."
Smart was the third witness to testify in federal court in Salt Lake City in the trial of Brian David Mitchell. The self-proclaimed profit "Immanuel" is accused of kidnapping Smart when she was 14 and repeatedly raping her during a captivity that lasted nine months.
Wearing a red jacket and black and white skirt, the blond young woman recalled the night she was abducted from the bedroom she shared with her little sister, Mary Katherine, then 9.